Korea, February, 1969

Helicopter Mission

Photos by Neil Mishalov


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This was a mission to transport a nuclear warhead to Osan Air Force Base The warhead was then going to be sent to the U.S. for advanced maintenance The mission consisted of two helicopters
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Leaving the Maximum Security Area The MSA The MSA
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One helicopter carried the nuclear warhead The second helicopter had a detachment of E.O.D. (Explosive Ordance Disposal) personnel A view from a side window
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I accompanied the E.O.D. personnel We travelled south towards Osan A factory
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Snowy landscape The munitions helicopter in the distance Small village with the helicopter shadow on the ground
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Helicopter shadow The main North/South train line
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A cold morning Frozen rice patties Almost at Osan Air Base


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Updated 15 February 2003